Agreements on visa exemptions for diplomatic passport holders Viet Nam has signed with France will come into effect on July 1st
A similar agreement, which will begin on June 25th, also includes official passport holders in the beneficiary list. The Foreign Ministry announced the information on June 1st.
Under the agreement signed by Viet Nam and France on October 6th, 2004, Vietnamese citizens holding valid diplomatic passports are exempt from visa requirements when visiting France and are allowed to stay for up 3 months at one time or on several visits within six months since their first immigration dates.
French citizens holding valid diplomatic passports also enjoy similar privileges. Under the agreement signed by Viet Nam and Chile on October 22nd, 2003, citizens holding valid diplomatic or official passports from one of the two countries are exempt from needing entry, exit and transit visas in the other’s territory and are allowed to stay for up 60 days on each visit.